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Hourglass drum (zhanggu)

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Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height 71.4 cm, diameter 26 cm (Height 28 1/8 in., diameter 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.1737

Medium or Technique

Wood, bamboo, animal skin

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Membranophones